João Peixoto

Assistant Professor


  • Since  2003: Assistant Professor, Universidade do Minho
  • 1992 - 1994: Instructor, Universidade do Minho


  • 2003: PhD in Engineering Sciences, Universidade do Minho
  • 1996: Mestrado em Tecnologia do Ambiente, Universidade do Minho
  • 1993: Licenciatura em Engenharia Biológica, Universidade do Minho
  • 1980: Curso Geral de Enfermagem, Escola de Enfermagem Calouste Gulbenkian de Braga

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Since  2013: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of Department, Department of Biological Engineering
  • Since  2013: Program Director, Integrated Master in Biological Engineering
  • Since  2011: Program Vice-Director, Integrated Master in Biological Engineering


  • Graphic Representation Systems ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Elements of Environmental Engineering ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )

Recent Publications

  • Salonen, Laura M.; Pinela, Sara R.; Fernandes, Soraia P.S.; Louçano, João; Carbó-Argibay, Enrique; Sarriá, Marisa P.; Rodríguez-Abreu, Carlos; Peixoto, João M.; Espiña, Begoña
Adsorption of marine phycotoxin okadaic acid on a covalent organic framework
  • Journal of Chromatography A, 1525, 17-22, 2017
Resources recovery in the dairy industry: bioelectricity production using a continuous microbial fuel cell
  • Journal of Cleaner Production, 140, Part 2, 971-976, 2017
Biofilm growth and hydrodynamic behaviour in the biological plate tower (BPT) with and without hanging biomass (BPT-HB)
  • Water Science and Technology, 66(8), 1678-1683, 2012
Determination of total and available fractions of PAHs by SPME in oily wastewaters: overcoming interference from NAPL and NOM
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 16(6), 671-678, 2009
Biodegradation of toluene in a trickling filter
  • Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 19(5), 393-397, 1998
Volatile organic compounds evaporation chamber for the simulation of gas effluents in laboratory research
  • Biotechnology Letters, 11(1), 1-6, 1997
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